Chandler, Ariz. (AZ Central/CBS 5) -- Three people have been indicted on bestiality charges in Maricopa County Superior Court, officials said Tuesday.
Christopher Jackson, 49, and Josephine Erikson, 61, were arrested
Sept. 17, and Mary Kanitz, 48, was taken into custody the following day,
according to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
Jackson, already in jail on suspicion of burning his initials onto
the private parts of at least one woman marking her as "his
property," was arrested again on bestiality charges, Arizona authorities
Jackson was booked on Sept. 3 on charges
of aggravated assault after Maricopa County sheriff's deputies accused
him of using a branding iron and butane in the commission of the act.
a separate bestiality investigation, sheriff's detectives said they
discovered DVDs during a search of Jackson's home that show
Jackson and two different women performing sex acts with his pet dog, a
male German shepherd.
A Maricopa County Superior grand jury indicted Jackson, Erickson and
Kanitz on Friday. Sheriff's deputies are trying to determine if
additional persons were involved in the incident.
Sheriff Joe called what was seen in those videos "appalling."
The dog was removed from the home and is being cared for at the sheriff's MASH unit in the First Avenue Jail.
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